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capitulate

verb [I]  /kəˈpɪtʃ·əˌleɪt/ us  
to accept defeat, or to give up or give in: I capitulated and let my daughter go with her friends.
capitulation
noun [C/U]  /kəˌpɪtʃ·əˈleɪ·ʃən/ us  
[C] This was not a capitulation but an agreement.
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